I think I’m clever with my rhyming title, but I’m actually not! Anyways, who reading this made it to the Task party last Thursday? 10 points for you! Who DIDN’T? You missed out!
To quote an earlier post, TASK is “a project designed by New-York based artist Oliver Herring, TASK Party is an “improvisational event with a simple structure and very few rules” where anything can happen.”
The rules were pretty simple:
1. You had to write a task before you could take a task (example tasks included “Take 20 balloons to your body” and “Hug someone you don’t know.”)
2. Then you had to complete the task you drew.
Task certainly lived up to its spontaneous expectations. Throughout the evening old friends (and new friends) were running around the art lab like kids in a candy store, completing and attempting various tasks. It was a great way to spend a typically mundane Thursday evening, and a great way to meet new pals.
If you missed TASK make sure to attend future WACTAC events! We’ve got something big coming up for you chiplets this spring…..just you wait ;D
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